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  • How To Prepare For An Accountancy Job Interview.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Preparing yourself for a job with an accountancy firm can be stressful and leave you feeling anxious. No matter how comprehensive your CV, or how many glowing professional recommendations you have, the opportunity to make a great first impression on a prospective employer can be the difference between finding your dream job or being passed over. With many firms recruiting, and giants such as KPMG ...

  • KPMG To Recruit More Working Class Staff

    Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Accountancy giant KPMG has become one of the first large UK businesses to have set a target for recruiting a number of employees from working class backgrounds. The company has defined ‘working class’ as people with parents with ‘routine and manual’ jobs, such as drivers, cleaners, and farmworkers. The Independent reports that the Anglo-Dutch firm, and one of the Big Four accounting ...

  • Accountancy Becoming More Popular Choice After Pandemic

    Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    The pandemic has made a lot of people think carefully about their careers for various reasons, ranging from redundancy to the desire to make changes to their lifestyle - and accountancy has emerged as a more popular choice. A poll conducted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) revealed that before the pandemic, 21 per cent of people aged 16-24 were interested in pursuing ...

  • What Do The New Audit Reform Proposals Mean For Accountancy?

    Posted on Monday, August 23, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Through the first half of 2021, the government ran a consultation into potential changes they would make to the current systems of corporate governance and auditing they have, which could have consequences for the accountancy world and accountancy recruitment . The consultation, entitled Restoring Trust in Audit and Corporate Governance , goes further than many audit reforms have in the past, ...

  • 4 Reasons to Consider a Change

    Posted on Friday, August 20, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    They say a change is as good as a rest and if you’ve been feeling a little dissatisfied with your current job, whether that’s because you don’t feel challenged enough or perhaps the role itself isn’t fulfilling all your expectations, now could very well be a good time to consider a new direction career-wise. Of course, a career change can be a very daunting prospect, especially if you’ve held ...